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Core is an M&A and corporate finance firm with derivative activity in business development and management consulting.
Core is an independent advisor focused on supporting enterprises with coverage across the Central and Eastern Europe. We have been present in Poland & CE Europe since 1994. We are interested in creating a personalized relationship with customers.
They are assisted by our consultants in all activities, providing always a tailor-made service. We take care of their investments with flexibility and fairness, placing dialogue at the heart of the relationship.
Some of our results:
  • More than 300 enterprises ever assessed
  • 4.000 of new workplaces
  • 44 EU Funds investment projects successfully concluded by our Team 
  • 100% of successful Special Economic Zones (SEZ) projects

Management Team


Donato Di Gilio
C.E.O. and Head of M&A Department

Donato was born in Varese in 1962 and graduated in Law from Milan University. He has worked in Poland since 1992, founding Core sp. z o. o. in 1994; Donato was co-founder of the Italian Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Poland in 1996. He has been President of the Italian Chamber since 2009 to 2013 and Vice president and member of the Board of Advisers of the same institution from September 2015 to September 2017. Donato primarily deals with M&A and Business Development services and has successfully assisted more than 300 companies (large and SMEs) in the process of investment in Poland. Currently he sits on various directorial and supervisory boards. Besides being a native speaker of Italian, Donato speaks also Polish, English and French.

Piero Cannas
Partner

Since October 2013 Piero has been appointed for three cadences (2013-2015 / 2015 – 2017 and 2017 up to now) as President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland. He has developed his professional career as consultant in the fields of Organization, Internationalization and M&A. He was Partner and Managing Director of Conceive Asia Pts Ltd in Singapore where he has directly guided the Singapore and Shanghai offices. He has been Partner, Founder and Member of the Board of the Global Strategy in Milan and President of the Board of the Global Strategy Poland. He has graduated in Civil Hydraulics Engineering from Cagliari University with a PhD in Environmental Engineering. In addition to native Italian language, Piero speaks also English.

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